Archive for February, 2014
Bailout! The Game — How Family Game Night Became Big Business
If you've ever struggled to explain the government's bailouts to your homeschooled kids, you are going to love this neat game, created by a homeschool family in Florida. I love how the parents were nudged to take action on their Bailout game idea by ... (Read the full story at
‘Just Be Unstoppable’ — An interview with homeschool alumna Chelsea Link
I love meeting homeschool alumni and picking their brains. You can find such great nuggets of help and encouragement in their stories. Harvard student and homeschool alumna Chelsea Link shares tips on the sometimes daunting college application process, and talks about how homeschooling has prepared her for college life.
Meet Kaitlyn Maher
Is this little homeschooling singer sweet or what? The youngest top-10 finalist on America’s Got Talent, homeschooler Kaitlyn Maher is now a spokesperson for Compassion International, voice talent for two Disney films, and has released her debut album. This was the first video I saw of Kaitlyn: Kaitlyn says in this Washington Post article that she prefers singing over making movies and her other hobbies, because “it glorifies God and it makes people happy.”  Her parents, Reuben and Alison, said they believe Kaitlyn can make a difference, and even bless people, with her voice.  They talk about their careful usage of social media...